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TP 6 Jose Rojas Module 11D
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students will learn how to use echo questions to show surprise and interest in a conversation.


Abc TP 6 1 Lead in
Abc TP 6 1 Lead in SS

Main Aims

  • Aims: To provide clarification and practice of echo questions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide an opportunity to review the use of auxiliary verbs.


Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows shares screen (Lead in) Ss read the questions T gives them 2 minutes to think about the answers Ss share their answers

Text Work - Gist (4-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T shares link (Gist) Ss read instructions T plays audio Ss go to BOR for 2 minutes T shows answers (3 and 4 text)

Text work - Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

While showing them the answers (TP 6 3 ad 4), T asks them to pay attention to the form of the questions there. Are they real questions? Do we use those questions for another purpose? Elicit: Surprise and interest

Language Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T shows (3 and 4) slide 3 .T explains interactively that the grammar of the echo question should match the main sentence. He asks "Did he?" or "Is he?" are correct too T elicits answers On slide 4, T explains the intonation should be falling, since it is not a real question Ss practice with the slide

Controlled Practice (3-4 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T shares link (Controlled Practice). Ss reads instruction T gives them 3 minutes to finish Ss go to BOR Back in the main room, Ss share their answers

Freer Practice (16-18 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T shares link (Freer practice) Ss read instructions Ss read model T gives them 3 minutes to think about interesting things to say Ss go to BOR T visits BOR and takes notes of common mistakes

General Feedback (2-3 minutes) • To spot common error in students' performance

Back in the main room, I will see my notes and type the common errors on the board. Students will have a chance to correct those errors.

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